The newsletter of the Memory Disorders Project at Rutgers University

Web Sites:

Amnesia & Cognition Unit, University of Arizona: 

Gaylen Ross/GRFilms Inc. 


"Memorizing Her Lines Is Out of the Question," by David Carr. (New York Times, Section 2, Late Edition (East Coast), October 9, 2005, p.2.)


Broken Memories: Case Studies in Memory Impairment: edited by Ruth Campbell and Martin Conway (Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers Ltd., 1995).
This book contains a collection of case studies by various scientists, covering all kinds of memory disorders. This includes anterograde amnesia, a severe disruption in the ability to form new memories. 

Memory: From Mind to Molecules: by Larry Squire and Eric Kandel. (New York: Scientific American Library, 2000).
Larry Squire and Eric Kandel are two of the scientists at the forefront of memory research. They have produced a very readable book which explains some of the most important concepts of how memory works -- including memory disorders such as amnesia. 

Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: by Diane Roberts Stoler and Barbara Albers Hill. (Avery Penguin Putnam, 1998 (paperback), 284 pp., $14.95). This manual explains the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of brain-injured people and offers practical suggestions for coping with physical and emotional consequences of brain injuries. 

Associations and Contact Information: 

Brain Injury Association 
105 N. Alfred Street
Alexandria VA 22314 

See the BIA's series of seven brochures, "The Road to Rehabilitation," available free by request or on the organization's website.